Sweet Saffron Rice

Shobha,s Zayaka
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 06:58:37 +0000
Sweet Saffron Rice (Kesaria Bhaat / Meethe Chawal) Sweet Sarron Rice is traditional Indian sweet also known as kesaria Bhaat or Meethe Chawal. It is a rich dessert & tastes heavenly. This is a flavorful sweet dish with a mild sweetness & the richness of nuts & saffron. The main  ingredients are rice, sugar, ghee, saffron & lots of dry fruits. The looks & fragrance of saffron rice is delicious & tempting. Rice cooked with sugar, ghee, cloves & cardamoms .... just a pinch of saffron makes this dish full of its fragrant & great in taste. This dish is very simple to cook. Once done, it is very hard to stop eating it. Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice 3/4 cup sugar 3 cups of water 1 tbsp ghee  4-5 cloves 1/2 tsp seeds of cardamom 1/2 tsp cardamom powder 2 pinch of saffron strands soaked in milk 1 tsp chopped almond 1 tsp chopped cashew nuts 1 tsp raisins 1 tsp dry coconut slices  Method: 1. Wash & soak rice for 15 mins.  2. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add cloves, cardamom seeds. stir it for few seconds 3. Now pour 3 cups of water. Add rice, sugar, saffron, cardamom powder & dry fruits. 4. Bring it to a boil, stir it & boil for 5 mins on low flame. 5. Now close the lid of pressure cooker & steam it for 15 mins with out whistle on low flame. 6. Take it off the heat & let it rest for 5-6 mins. 7. Transfer the rice to a sarving bowl. 8. Garnish it with chopped almond, cashew nuts, dry coconut slices & serve. You Also Like To Visit: Kalakand Rice Kheer Kaju Katli Badam Doodh Ras Malai Sabudana Kheer
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